Tools & resources

Our researchers have developed a number of resources to help both clinicians and the broader community.

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ANU Alzheimer's Disease Risk Index »

ANU-ADRI is a tool to assist with the self assessment of risk factors for dementia. It has been developed to enable individuals to find out what they can do to reduce their risk of dementia by making lifestyle changes.

Anxiety Literacy Questionnaire (A-Lit) »

The Anxiety Literacy Questionnaire assesses mental health literacy specific to anxiety.

Beacon »

Beacon provides consumer and research reviews and rankings of online e-health programs for mental and physical health disorders.

Breaking the Silence - seminal report on suicide and suicide prevention in Australia »

This Report highlights the state of suicide and suicide prevention in Australia with a view to developing a more effective national response.

Depression Information Needs Scale (DINS) »

The Depression Information Needs Scale (DINS) is designed to assess the unmet information needs of community members with regards to depression.

Depression Literacy Questionnaire (D-Lit) »

The Depression Literacy Questionnaire assesses mental health literacy specific to depression.

Depression Stigma Scale (DSS) »

The Depression Stigma Scale is designed to measure stigma associated with depression.

Generalised Anxiety Stigma Scale (GASS) »

The Generalised Anxiety Stigma Scale is designed to measure stigma associated with anxiety disorders.

Informant questionnaire on cognitive decline in the elderly »

The Informant Questionnaire on Cognitive Decline in the Elderly (IQCODE) screening tool is a short questionnaire designed to assess cognitive decline and dementia in elderly people.

Panic Disorder Screener (PADIS) »

This scale is designed to screen individuals in the community for presence of panic disorder and severity of panic disorder symptoms.

Research practice resource »

There are multiple ways to approach research; this resource is aimed to give an overview of some approaches, but is not intended to be prescriptive. All modules are living documents which will be continually updated with new information.

Self Stigma of Depression Scale (SSDS) »

The Self-Stigma of Depression Scale is designed to assess the extent to which a person holds stigmatising attitudes towards themselves in relation to having depression.

Social Phobia Screener (SOPHS) »

This scale is designed to screen individuals in the community for presence of social phobia (also known as social anxiety disorder) and severity of social phobia symptoms.

Stigma of Suicide Scale (SOSS) »

The Stigma of Suicide Scale is designed to assess stigmatising attitudes of general community members toward people who suicide.

Suicidal Ideation Attributes Scale (SIDAS) »

The SIDAS is designed to screen individuals in the community for presence of suicidal thoughts and assess the severity of these thoughts.

The Warpy Thoughts Quiz / Scale »

The Warpy Thoughts Quiz/Scale measures dysfunctional attitudes.

Youth Mental Health Summit report 2012 »

This report provides a summary of the proceedings of the inaugural ACT Youth Mental Health Summit 2012 held at The Australian National University.

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